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FOX News
Mar 20, 2011 9:00pm EDT
killed and thousands missing in an earthquake and tsunami of epic proportions. when it hit japan shifted 8 feet. 15 minutes later 30-foot waes smashed into the northeast coastline. this tsunami from hell stretched across the pacific and in its wake cass indicating nuclear crisis spins out of control. hello, i am shepherd smith reporting from tokyo, japan for fox news reporting. the nation of 127 million people faces what the prime minister says is the most severe crisis since world war ii. japan is no stranger to disaster both man-made and natural. in 1923, 142,000 people died in the tokyo earthquake. today the nuclear melt down is having global repercussions threatening lives the economy and the environment. in the midst of it all the human spirit to survive endures. a look at how the first ten-days of this disaster in japan unfolded on fox news. >> march 11th, 2011 it was just a normal day in japan. in the middle of the night in the united states. >> the union bosses who have played such a huge role apparently -- >> this is a fox news alert. from new york i am marianne rafferty. breaki
CSPAN
Mar 21, 2011 8:30am EDT
with gregory jaczko, chairman of the nuclear regular rah story commission, on japan's nuclear crisis and his agency's response. then more on the nuclear situation in japan as we take you live for a briefing of the nuclear regulatory industry. and later the cato institute has a conference marking the first anniversary of the signing of the health care law and it impact on the industry, the federal budget and the economy. >> tonight on c-span2, actor harry sheerer talks about the media's coverage of his adopted hometown of new orleans. he recently released a new film about hurricane katrina and louisiana called "the big uneasy. "it examines the causes of the city's flood after the 2005 hurricane. 7:15 pacific. >> tonight on c-span3, a white house summit on bullying featuring remarks from first lady michelle obama and president obama who discusses his own experiences with bullying as a child. >> as adults we all remember what it was like to see kids picked on in the schoolyard, and i have to say with big ears and the name that i have, i wasn't immune. [laughter] i didn't emerge u
FOX
Mar 21, 2011 5:30am EDT
in japan. japan.we are gearing up for that morning commute...here's pnjoyable ride..but there's new construction that wwll slow traffic through the area. i'll tell you all about it coming up in the traffic edge report.you're watching fox45 early edition. ((break 1)) ((bump in)) ((ad lib meteorologist)) 3 ((traffic reporter ad libs)) map 895 map fiber map liberty coming up...has history repeated itself? itsell?"i strongly question whether nuclear energy is helping peace and life." life."the similarities between japan's earthquake..and the atomic bomb...then and now. now. derrek lee made his oriole debut over the weekend.the new injury ttat kept him out of the lineup...in sports. ((bump out)) ((break 2)) blue diamond almonds! re bold flavor! more variety! more of what you want... not what you don't. blue diamond almonds... more than a snack. more than a week has passed since japaa was hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami... it's being called japan's most trrumatic world war ii. kyung lahtalks to survivors of the bombings and compares the emotions from phen and now. now. japan ra
CBS
Mar 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT
rises in quake ravaged japan as food and water show signs of nuclear contamination. >>> and staying connected, technology provide's lifeline for students trying to find loved ones in japan's disaster zone. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with russ mitchell. >> good evening. a second wave of u.s.-led air attacks against libya is under way tonight as b2 bombers from the first wave return to their base in missouri late tonight. on the ground, u.s. aircraft attack libyan forces south of benghazi for the first time while muammar qaddafi remained defiant, calling nations allied against him the party of satan and vowing to fight inch by inch for his country. we have correspondents on the ground in libya and in washington with the latest and we begin with national security correspondent david martin at the pentagon. >> an unmanned reconnaissance zone takes off from sicily to survey the damage done by american missiles and bombs. an overhead photo shows what happened to the battlefield. >> you can see the shelters, one of which we have blown up here that is actuall
CNN
Mar 21, 2011 4:00am EDT
escalates. >> the world bank says the disaster in japan could cost the economy $235 billion. >>> and the making of a major tie-up in the telecoms industry, can at&t and t-mobile convince regulators to give their proposed merger a go ahead. >>> an international coalition has brought themselves to moammar gadhafi doorstep. coalition spokespeople say ed c ka cak moammar gadhafi was not the target. qatar is making a direct contribution to the air strike with four of its fighter planes. the no-fly zone is intended to protect libyan civilians. coalition forces have pro-gadhafi supporters outside bengahzi, now an erie quiet has settled over the city. >> the impact of the no-fly zone is being felt in the city of bengahzi from 20 miles, 30 kilometers on the outskirts, air strikes brought moammar gadhafi military machine to a halt. the debris spanning miles. at least 70 vehicles that we counted were destroyed ranging from armored pe eed personnel c to tanks with their turrets off. many people are expressing their gratitude to the international community for finally intervening. they b
CBS
Mar 21, 2011 4:00am PDT
in chile the president travels to el salvador. >>> to japan now. this morning workers are evacuated, or were evacuated from the tsunami stricken fukushima daiichi nuclear plant and smoke was seen rising from one of the reactors. there's been a dramatic jump in the estimated death toll from that massive earthquake and tsunami eleven days ago. police now estimate more than 18,000 people were killed. charlie d'agata has the story. >> reporter: beneath this pile of rubble a much-needed sign of hope. crews pulled an 80-year-old woman and her teenage grandson out alive, nine days after japan's earthquake and tsunami destroyed their home. reports say the two had been trapped in their kitchen, and survived by eating yogurt and other food found in the refrigerator. the dramatic rescue provided a rare bit of good news for a nation reeling from its worst disaster since world war ii. positive developments also emerged from the fukushima nuclear power plant, where engineers are racing to prevent a full-blown meltdown. two of the facility's six reactors are now under control. and crews plan to so
NBC
Mar 20, 2011 5:30pm PDT
of northern japan, a stunning rescue to tell you about. >>> and later, how the nuclear nightmare in japan is sparking new worries about a long-controversial nuclear plant here in the u.s. >>> we're back now with the latest on the disaster in japan. nine days after the earthquake and tsunami, the death toll is nearly 8,500 and there are still nearly 13,000 people listed as missing. both numbers are expected to go even higher. and today we learned an incredible story of survival. an 80-year-old woman and her grandson were found alive in the wreckage of her home. they had been living on yogurt and water in the kitchen on the second floor. their rescue is giving new hope to those still searching for their loved ones. tonight, our ian williams reports from miyako, japan, one of the many devastated towns where the search is still going on. >> reporter: today, we reached miyako, or at least what's left of this once bustling fishing town. hundreds died here. soldiers were continuing to scour the rubble. turning over the battered shell of a car in search of bodies. this officer told me they had st
CBS
Mar 21, 2011 6:30pm EDT
. >> couric: i'm katie couric. also tonight, another setback in japan. workers again forced to evacuate as smoke pours from crippled nuclear reactors and concerns grow about the safety of japan's food supply. and another a.t.f. agent tells cbs news the agency encouraged gun dealers in this country to sell weapons to mexican drug cartels. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. for a third straight night, tripoli has come under attack from u.s. and allied forces as they establish a no-fly zone over libya. anti-aircraft fire lit up the sky as moammar qaddafi's army tried to defend against the attack. rebelss solidified their control in benghazi and launch and offensive to retake other cities. president obama said today the u.s. will turn over leadership of the operation to other nations within days. the president and british prime minister david cameron said qaddafi must go though they insisted he is not a target of the attacks. but a cruise missile attack last night may
FOX News
Mar 21, 2011 3:00am EDT
u.s. nuclear plants. as the crisis? squaw pan deepened -- as the crisis in japan deepening, they called for the closure of the indian point power plant outside new york city. and connecticut senator joe lieberman saying we should put the brakes on building any new reactors in the u.s. so could what happened in japan happen here? and does the disaster spell the end for the nuclear power industry in the u.s.? joining the panel this week our columnist and deputy editor. kim, you have been reporting this story all week. what is the u.s. nuclear industry saying about the disaster in japan? >>> there are big differences here, paul, and it shouldn't stop nuclear power. here is why -- one of the worst things that can happen to a power plant is station black ut yo. that is the total cut of yo from the electrical grid that powerers the pump. and because the facility is so concerned they always have back up plans. the japanese had back up plans, but they were not robust enough to deal with a tsunami the size that came in. it swept away the fuel tanks that ran the back up generators. i
FOX
Mar 21, 2011 5:00am EDT
in japan in the wake of the deadly earthquake and tsunami's is expected to exceed 18- thousand.the overall number of at 86-hundred, while 13-stands - hundred people are listed as missing. libya's military leaders ssy they're sticking to a cease-fire this time.but coalition forres may not be convinced just yee ... as they blasted one of libyan ruler moammar gadhafi's compounds parly monday.greg black has situation. 3 3 in thailand --- men are hoping to become women --- for free. free.aboutttwo thousand transvestites registered for a free sex change operation.each applicant had to go through an interview process to make ure they're ready to be cost up to 4-thousand dollars - -- only 5 will be selected to receive the procedure for free. happy birthday... to twitter! fiie years ago today... the first tweet ever... was posted to the microblogging website. since it's launch... twitter has grown to more than 175 million usees... posting roughly a billion tweets every week. last week alone... twitter says it set a record of 6-thousand-939 tweets per the 9-point-0 eaathquake struck japan. coming u
NBC
Mar 21, 2011 6:30pm EDT
, but how does it end? >>> in japan, the disaster deepens with new problems at the nuclear plant. there are new fears about food safety and an american family has received the worst possible news about their daughter. our teams are on the ground. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. in addition to two wars on two other fronts, the united states military tonight is engaged against libya. the attacks are in the form of air strikes. 32 of them in just the last 24 hours. about half now being carried out by u.s. aircraft. and there have been 136 cruise missiles launched. only eight of them by british armed forces. the rest launched by the u.s. they have hit targets up and down the libyan coastline, mostly aimed at libyan defenses, so the coalition aircraft can begin enforcing that no-fly zone over a larger portion of the country. the united states says moammar gadhafi is not a target personally, but president obama says the u.s. acted in these attacks he launched from south america to stop gadhafi from firing on his own people. we
CBS
Mar 21, 2011 7:00pm EDT
on the disaster in japan. ten days after those nuclear reactors were damaged by the earthquake and tsunami, a new setback today in the recovery operation. workers were forced again to evacuate when smoke was spotted coming from two of the reactors. the official death toll from the disaster now totals 8,800, nearly 13,000 are still missing. now there are concerns about radiation in japanese pots and in sea water near the plant. bill whitaker has the latest including details about the plant's spotty safety record. >> reporter: it's a sign this crisis is far from under control. ten days after the fukushima plant was knocked out by japan's massive earthquake and tsunami and once again reactor three is spewing smoke a few hours later white smoke from reactor two. it's a mysterious and serious setback, one that prompted workers to evacuate and once again stopped efforts to stabilize the plant. over the weekend, there had been some encouraging signs. plant operators had reconnected electric cables to all six reactors for the first time since the crisis began. and after days of firefighters dousing react
CNN
Mar 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
from where we left off on friday. >> breaking news from japan. >> smoke spotted coming from a damaged nuclear reactor. engineers are struggling there to prevent a meltdown after a devastating earthquake and tsunami earlier this month. let's get to anna coren. i understand it's now been evacuated. what's going on there? >> reporter: that's exactly right, ali. they thought they were getting a handle on the situation, that it was stable until about 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. that was when they saw gray smoke coming from reactor number three. that's been a reactor that was a huge problem. where they think there are low levels o of water in the pools that house the spent fuel rods. so when the smoke came at 4:00 p.m. this afternoon, it only took about 15 minutes before they decided they needed to get the workers out of there straight away into another building. there are some 430 workers at the fukushima daiichi power plant. we don't know how many were involved in reactor three. and we don't have any reports of, you know, severe exposure to radiation or injuries. we are working to get those
NBC
Mar 21, 2011 4:30am PDT
gets started today. we'll tell you what's ahead for barry bonds. >>> and more evacuations in japan overnight. the latest concern and its stricken nuclear reactor. >>> a live look outside this morning, it is exactly 4:30, march 21st. this is "today in the east bay." good morning, everyone. i'm scott mcgrew. it is 4:30. we'll go right to our meteorologist, christina loren. >>> good morning to you, scott. good morning to you at home. boy, oh, boy, we had a lot of action in the weather department over the weekend. this morning we are seeing more of the same. this week looks wide open for showers each and every day as the jet stream is taking a substantial dip and taking all the storms into the bay area. this morning we have a bit of shower activity pushing to danville from hayward. that's the case throughout the morning. the biggest concern today is the possibility of thunderstorms. you can notice a little lightning off the coast of san luis obispo. be advised with the unstable air mass overhead and thunderstorms are likely once again today. we'll take you through your full forecast co
FOX
Mar 20, 2011 10:00pm EDT
in wisconsin...still ahead. disaster in japan. the new ccncern tonight about radiation leaking out of damaged nuclear plants...next. 3 "we fflt it. it was a veey big earthquake." 3 and a high school lacrosse team from japan is competing in maryland. how the earthquake in japan almost kept them from traveling to the u-s. 3 ֖֖֖֖֖ we download about four free songs a month. i play online poker two nights a week. my fiancee shops online about an hour a day. we're exposing ourselves to web viruses that could obliterate our finances and leave our future together a bleak and tortured existence. [ laughs nervously ] i got it covered. we switched to kaspersky. no matter who you are, we've got you covered. kaspersky, the most advanced internet security software. the radiation crisis continues in japan.they're still trying to cool down those dammged nuclear reactors at thee fukishima plant.and now this problem: water, milk and food found with high levels of radiation. the main focus at fukkshima is to restore power and cooling systemm.now as 75 miles away from the plant have shown leve
ABC
Mar 20, 2011 11:00pm EDT
,000. we just got that in from japan minutes ago. a few water samples taken around the nuclear power plant tested positive for iodine though officials say its nothing to worry about and sales of vegetables restricted offer a ban on the sale of raw milk. 200 units put up on the grounds of a former school and the world bank said japan may need five-years to rebuild. $235billion in damage. >>> coming up emotional homecoming for a howard county family. we have been following her since the quake hit and tonight she is back in her own bed. right after this hug. her story just minutes away. >> you might remember some of the names. how about rc cola? some are still around but others just ghosts of what they used to be. tonight we will look at a new trend called goat brand. we promise we won't scare you. >> this is something to watch. a one legged wrestler goes to the top of the mat, anyone who has wrestled knows this is impossible until now. we will be right back. . >>> officials got a high risk phone call. you can see authorities rushing out with the young woman. one officer was killed in the a
KRON
Mar 20, 2011 11:00pm PDT
in japan. and miraculously rescued. >> vicki: at the latest in japan. death toll for this anomaly exceeds 18,000. overall the number of what is collected is beat 600. 13,000 are still missing. japan made five years to rebuild. serious problems and the nuclear complex. the plant operators may need to deliberate scheme. and though >> vicki: 50 more bodies had been recovered from a coal mine in pakistan. this comes after a methane gas explosion. officials say the trend is for survival of the minors as very bleak. just last week the mine was declared dangerous. minimal development dangers. (music) >>bryan: well, thankfully the wind is quite. this guy's are beginning to clear. santa cruz mountain, more than 4 in. of rain. boulder, pre to 4 in.. we could see more as we go into the end of the week. for the rest of the bay area out rainfall totals between 1-2 in.. more is on the lake. cephalon to this year. loss of snow fall into tonight. as well, tuesday and would soon. the next system is arriving once it the chance for some heavy snow. here's future cuts. we're looking at the week ahead. rainy
CNN
Mar 21, 2011 9:00am EDT
libya coverage just ahead. first, new setbacks at the crippled nuclear reactor in japan. despite efforts to spray water on the crippled reactors, smoke is now spewing from two of them. world health officials say radiation in the food supply is much more serious than first thought. ♪ professional driver on a closed course. ♪ do not attempt at home. always wear your seat belt. ♪ and please drive responsibly. [ male announcer ] it's the most fun you can legally have. see your authorized mercedes-benz dealer for exceptional offers on the c-class. >>> now to crisis in japan, the death toll in japan has risen to more than 8,600 and more than 13,000 are missing. >> new troubles at the crippled fukushima plant. smoke could be billowing from number two and number three reactors. >> the u.s. government is making potasium iodine pills available to u.s. military families in japan. the pills block harmful effects of radiation on the thyroid. >>> the japanese government banned the sale of milk and spinach products because of high levels of radiation. the world health organization says the food s
FOX
Mar 21, 2011 5:30pm EDT
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NBC
Mar 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT
snow in the last few days. and the snow is expected to keep coming down. >>> the death toll from japan's earthquake and tsunami rose today to almost 8,500 people. another 13,000 are missing. the death toll is expected to climb as rescue workers discover more bodies. but at the same time, there are remarkable stories of survival. today, an 80-year-old woman and her 16-year-old grandson were rescude. the two were trapped in their kitchen and survived by eating the food that happened to be left in the refrigerator. meanwhile, the number 3 reactor at the crippled fukushima power plant is stable again tonight after an unexpected rise in pressure this morning. and radiation from the plant is showing up in more food. the government still says, though, the amount of radiation in food and water is so small, it's not posing a health threat. >>> it has been ten days since japan was rocked by that magnitude 9 earthquake and then the tsunami that followed and the crisis there continues to affect people around the world, including right here in our own backyard. nbc bay area kimberly terry joins us
CBS
Mar 20, 2011 11:00pm PDT
through,. >> the ripple effect from japan's triple disaster. how workers and consumers starting to fee the after shock. >>> and preserve for post it erity. where the air craft at the center of the miracle on the hudson is going. >> the weather center. we have four big storms headed or the bay area this week when are they hit? we will talk about that coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,, woman and her 16- year-old grandson were rescued-- nine days after the earthquake leveled their home. they say they survived by eating or. . >>> a woman and her grand son were rescued nine days after the quake leveled their home. they survived by eating the fridge. >>> raidation is being detected in a wide array of food and in tap water. the newly released estimates say at least 18,000 have side and the world bank think itself will cost $235 billion to rebuild and take up to five- years. >>> one company is already beginning it's recovery. the nissan motor company expects to resume production tomorrow. the impact on the united states company. >> it's a jolt from japan's quake here at home. 900 workers at this plant
CBS
Mar 20, 2011 11:00pm EDT
inside the home were able to escape. >>> just an hour ago, a big jump in the death toll. police in japan now estimate that 18,000 people are dead. on a more positive note officials tonight report progress in the battle to prevent a nuclear catastrophe. here is the latest. >> reporter: a much needed sign of hope beneath this rubble. crews pulled an 80-year-old woman and her grandson out of the rubble nine days after the tsunami destroyed their home. the two had been trapped in their kitchen and survived by eating yoghurt and other food in their refrigerator. positive developments also emerged from the fukushima nuclear power plant. two of the facilities' six reactors are now under control and crews plan to soon restart critical water pumps needed to cool hot reactors but pressure in another unit spiked forcing officials to release more radio active steam. while there are scenes of progress at the nuclear plant, residents face new fears after traces of contamination were found in the food supply. tainted spinach and milk turned up at nearby farms. in one village, residents are asked not to
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2011 3:00pm EDT
-- the struggle to contain stricken nuclear power plans. a new dawn in japan. new setback for a country desperately trying to regain control. [ man ] ♪ trouble ♪ trouble, trouble trouble, trouble ♪ ♪ trouble been doggin' my soul ♪ since the day i was born ♪ worry ♪ oh, worry, worry worry, worry ♪ [ announcer ] when it comes to things you care about, leave nothing to chance. travelers. take the scary out of life. how are you getting to a happier place? running there? dancing there? how about eating soup to get there? campbell's soups fill you with good nutrition, farm-grown ingredients, and can help you keep a healthy weight. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. you think i have allergies? you're sneezing. i'm allergic to you. doubtful, you love me. hey, you can't take allegra with fruit juice. what? yeah, it's on the label. really? here, there's nothing about juice on the zyrtec® label. what? labels are meant to be read. i'd be lost without you. i knew you weren't allergic to me. [ sneezes ] you know, you can't take allegra with orange juice. thank you for joining
FOX News
Mar 21, 2011 9:00am EDT
. good morning, everybody! first up today, breaking news out of japan, a possible setback at the nuclear plant, and we have new images of smoke rising from at least one, maybe two, of the six reactors. those brave japanese workers, now being evacuated yet again, efforts to cool the overheating reactor are on hold. the crisis to preventing possible meltdown not over just yet. we'll have the latest from japan in a matter of moments here. >>> in the meantime, another fox news alert, allied forces striking libya again. this is overnight videotape from the u.s. navy, a u.s. coalition launching two nights of punishing air attacks targeting mommar gadhafi's forces, b52 bombers, jet fighters, more than 120 tom hawk cruise missiles, scattering progovernment forces on the ground in libya, the long time leader vowing a long war ahead. good morning, everybody. we've got it all covered for you. what a way to start a weefnlgt i'm bill hemmer, welcome to "america's newsroom". good morning to you martha. martha: good morning, bill. i am martha maccallum. an international air assault, all but crippling l
KRON
Mar 21, 2011 4:00am PDT
>> james: 4:00 a.m., top stories, the latest of japan, new regulations, news stories of survival. why investigators are printing vendors at operators of the power plant. >> reporter: will tell you what happened to gaddafi's compound to ask light. >> james: big day for barry bonds, he will be in court today. >> louisa: more spring showers, a lot of what weather to talk about will latino in the next round of rain is coming up. >> erica: traffic moving to albany very light. a complete check on your bay area commute coming up. >> live, from the bay area's news station, this is the kron 4 morning news. >> reporter: good morning monday march 21st, let's carry toward developing story. >> james: the utility company's operating the troubled power plant has evacuated workers after grace market escaped from reactor today. it came from a storage pool. it had built of pressure in its reactor core over the weekend. the operator of the complex repeatedly failed to make inspections of the equipment in the weeks before it was " bold. meanwhile the naval commander says polls will be made availab
FOX News
Mar 21, 2011 11:00am EDT
is talking about doing that. jon: thanks, carl. jenna: fox news alert out of japan, two u.s. navy ships moved out of japan due to concerns about radiation. workers at the crippled fukushima plant facing new challenges today, plumes of smoke rising from the damaged reactors forcing some workers to evacuate. the latest set back coming after engineers reported some progress in cooling the reactors and restoring power to some of the cooling systems. on top of that new concerns about the safety of food in japan. the government stopping all shipments of spinach from areas around the nuclear plants. also milk shipments also banned from nearby farms. the restrictions coming after health officials say radiation levels exceeded government safety limits, jon. jon: the grim search for victims of the disaster goes on. the scope of the tragedy climbs higher as rescue crews sift through the rubble. right now the death toll is above 8400, almost 13,000 people remain missing. amid all of the tragedy there are moments of joy. rescuers are still pulling some survivors from the wreckage. they found a teenager an
CW
Mar 20, 2011 10:00pm PDT
-- getting back to boating and business. >>> a miracle more than a week after the 9.0 earthquake in japan. a woman and her teenaged grandson. how they survived all this time. >>> the disaster 5,000 miles away but it's impact is being felt in the united states. >>> good evening. a battered bay area still recovering from the weekend's stormy weather. many of us woke to down trees and debris everywhere from the strong winds overnight. we did get a break today, more rain is on the way, though. with all the runoff, does that mean we know longer have to conserve water. full reservoirs don't mean an end of water rationing. >> reporter: reservoirs around the bay area were high even before the latest storms. back in january, marin water district pulled the plug on alpine dam to make room for more water. >> you can hear the water sucking from the lake and actually going down to the spill way and it's so loud and so raging, like i said, the ground shakes beneath you. >> reporter: santa clara valley water district says its reservoirs and wells are in good shape. snowfall totals in the sierra and -- t
NBC
Mar 21, 2011 4:00am PDT
gadhafi promises a long fight. >>> under pressure. another potential set back as japan struggles to contain it nuclear reactor crisis. >>> and fallen star. fans mourn the sudden death of germany's most beloved zoo animal. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. >>> welcome to our viewers across the nation, including the pacific time zone. i'm lynn berry. and today we begin with targeting libya. american and european militaries spent the weekend launching intense strikes on libya in a mission aimed at halting the brutal attacks on anti-government rebels. although american officials say the u.s. is not trying to kill gadhafi, operation odyssey dawn appears to have hit close to home for the libyan leader. nbc news has learned that english forces conducted a strike on his compound. it was not known where gadhafi was at the time, but according to the "new york times," journalists did not report any casualties. meanwhile robert gates says that the u.s. expects to hand over control of the mission to a coalition in a matter of days. that coalition will p
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2011 5:00am EDT
potential setback as japan struggles to contain its nuclear reactor crisis. >>> and fallen star, fans mourn of sudden death of germany's most beloved zoo animal. >>> good morning, everyone, i'm lynn berry, those stories and more are straight afed, this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with targeting libya. american and european militaries spent the weekend launching intense strikes on libya. in a mission aimed at halting moammar gadhafi's brutal attacks on anti-government rebels. although the american officials say u.s. is not trying to kill gadhafi, operation odyssey dawn appears to have hit close to home for the libyan leader. nbc news learned that english forces conductsed a strike on his compound. it's not known where gadhafi was at the time. but aordering to "the new york times," journalists bussed to the site didn't report casualties. >>> and u.s. defense secretary robert gates intends to hand over leadership of the coalition in a matter of days. for more on the operation, we go to nbc's brian moore. >> reporter: with a second day of fighter jet attacks and missile
WHUT
Mar 21, 2011 7:00am EDT
as a top general defects. the japan's nuclear crisis shows no signs of abating. white smoke seen rising from of the number two reactor at fukushima. we are going to go live to libya, back to dan brown in a moment, where there have been a set at night of hitting of compounds. >> hello, and welcome to bbc news from eastern libya. while correlation war planes have carried out a second night of air strikes against targets throughout libya, including colonel gaddafi's air defenses radar installations. also, tomahawk missiles being fired. one of them, as colonel gaddafi's compound in tripoli, where an administration building was destroyed. several hundred volunteers, civilians, had actually gone to that area to be human shields to try to prevent bombing of that compound. meanwhile, four british raf tornado's flew at a long journey of a witch and the u.k. and decided to abort a because intelligence told them civilians were in the target area. we also know that's a british submarine is in the mediterranean and has been firing tomahawk cruise missiles as part of the military action. more nations
FOX
Mar 20, 2011 5:00pm PDT
in tripoli. what progress is being made? >> the search for survivors. what's happening today with japan's damaged nuclear reactor. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is k tvu channel 2news at five. >> good evening. i'm ken wayne. >> i'm heather holmes. it was a soggy ending to another bay area winter as a powerful storm moved through last flight with winds strong enough to bring down trees. >> reporter: you talked act the trees this is one of them. you can see this tree came down and left this giant crater in the driveway of this house. you can see a little bit of pipe. that is part of the gas line to this home and that gas line and that break prompted a three hour evacuation in this neighborhood. this morning crews from berkeley started clearing this pine tree that came crashing down at about 10:40 last night, noah lives just across the street. >> we were watching the tv. we thought it was thunder but we didn't see lightning. my daughter said some tree landed on us. >> reporter: tree pulled the gas line out of the meter sending a cloud into the neighborhood.
FOX
Mar 20, 2011 11:00pm PDT
spill. >>> good evening everyone, i'm frank somerville. when the quake hit in japan, most people in the bay area braced. it runs from the crescent city area north all the way down to canada's vancouver island. it's an area that scientists say is overdue for a magnitude quake the size of a nine. we have two reports beginning with our science editor john fowler who brought us this report in february 28, 2001. the same day a magnitude 6.8 quake hit near washington. >>> the sea floor is waving toward the continent. that's what triggered today's earthquake. the entire cascade mountain range and the mount st. helen's eruption are from rising rock. the so called cascadous eruption zone threatenings california's coast. geological evidence near southern oregon shows that huge earthquakes magnitude nine or even greater have happened regularly every 300 years or so along the coast. one is due now. the 7.3 quake that hit petrolia may have been a precursor to the mega quake that would be the biggest in recorded history. >> one could come soon, one could come 200 years from now. but we're cert
WETA
Mar 21, 2011 6:30pm EDT
slide. suzanne pratt, "nightly business report," new york. >> tom: in japan, the operator of a damaged nuclear power plant reports new setbacks in the effort to bring the facility under control. the plant's operator, tokyo electric power company, today reported that high levels of radiation are being found in the ocean about 100 yards offshore from the nuclear plant. and as lucy craft reports, contamination has dispersed well beyond the evacuated zone. >> reporter: for the beleaguered people of japan, there is a new menace. radiation contamination has been discovered in spinach, milk and tap water. officials say the levels don't pose a danger to human health, but they aren't taking any chances. today, the government slapped a ban on shipments of spinach from four states-- gunma, tochigi, ibaraki and fukushima, where the crippled nuclear power plant is located. milk from fukushima, the state which has borne the brunt of the radiation menace, has also been taken off the market. so far, japanese customers seem to be taking the news in stride. food sales overall are unaffected. but export
ABC
Mar 21, 2011 6:00pm EDT
and rescue team returned some after helping the tragedy in japan. why the crew says his mission was unlike any other. >>> more mistakes at one of the nation's most sacred burial grounds. >>> one of the world's best places to work is here in the nation's capital. >>> showers and storms early this morning. we take a closer >>> breaking news tonight -- police a man was shot on no. high street around 4:30 this afternoon and has died. news choppers 7 was over the scene as police continued the investigation of georgia ave. the man had been transported to hospital with serious injuries. police are not saying who is responsible for the shooting or a possible motive. stay with us for the latest details. >>> the disaster in japan for -- workers are struggling to bring be fukushima nuclear plant under control. a cloud puffed out of one reactor, forcing workers to leave. investigators from the nuclear regulatory commission say power is restored to three crippled reactors, allowing the cooling system to be restarted. the state department is offering potassium iodide to staffers against poss
CSPAN
Mar 21, 2011 12:00pm EDT
. one is honing her presidential qualifications. we will talk about japan in a few moments. this is the latest from "usa today." the death toll rises in japan. people are still being found alive. and 80 year old wrapped in a blanket found nine days after the earthquake in the tsunami hit. she and her grandson were rescued from their home in northern japan. phoenix, ariz.. what should the u.s. mission in libya be? caller: we should not be there right now. we are in bad shape energy wise, no renewable energy program like we should have. we are trying to get oil, in this case libya. next time maybe venezuela. that is instead of focusing on clean energy, not those that come down a radioactive plumes. nuclear is not clean energy. that is absurd. we are trying to get oil under any condition. right now it is libya. then iran and venezuela. read"shock doctrine." there will be a military coup in libya. there'll be no leadership for resistance. the military will take over and we will fund a ton of money to them. then we will privatize the oil industry and trigger it over to big oil i
CNN
Mar 21, 2011 11:00am EDT
strikes against libya and the setback on the power plant in japan. that's next on cnn news room. >>> i want to get you up to speed. the united states carried out a new round of air strikes on libyan military targets overnight. a spokesman suggests u.s. combat operations may have peaked. the u.s. role is in the no-fly zone. it's moving from action to patrolling phase today. libyan handlers took journalists to see damage inside gadhafi's compound. that happened earlier today. a possible missile wrecked a four-story building. gadhafi was not the target. >>> defense secretary robert gates arrived in russia today as that country's prime minister turned up the heat. putin ripped the united states for what he called a steady trend of intervention abroad. >> we expected in a matter of days to be able to turn over the primary responsibility to others. we will continue to support the coalition and be a member of the coalition and have a military role in the coalition. >> arab league president is toning down his criticism of the coalition attacks. he met with u.n. secretary moon in cairo today sa
NBC
Mar 21, 2011 5:00am PDT
a nuclear meltdown in japan. engineers once again forced to leave the plant. >>> good morning, i'm christie smith live in have a rin county where the foul weather won't let up. coming up, we'll tell you who is still in the dark. >>> a live look outside at the bay bridge. it is monday, march 21st. this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning to you. thank you so much for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i was about to say east bay. i'm scott mcgrew. let's go to christina loren to see what's happening. >>> good morning to you. we have spotty activity out there. take a look at san jose right now. in the next 10 to 15 minutes get ready for steady rain. enough to make the roadways slick. you want to take it easy out there today. also, we have the possibility, the potential for another round of thunderstorms today. we'll talk all about that, but first we'll get you to work on time. back to work monday for the first official day of spring. mike, how does it look out there? >>> not to bad considering it is monday. we are looking at the toll plaza with a nice flow of traffic. we have an accid
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2011 1:00pm EDT
change sides calling for the president's oyster. and the situation of the japan's crippled nu crippled nuke chenuclear plantse availablize ie izstabilizing. >>> we begin in libya. u.s. says coalition air strikes have established a no fly zone in the east soon to be extendeded to tripoli. richard engel, they say the operation went as well as could be expected. but there are a lot of questions remaining about whether we'll be able to turn this command over to whom and the opposition. how much do we though about the opposition in wlib qua and how do you distinguish between rebel forces and civilians? >> reporter: it's difficult to distinguish from rebel forces and civilians because the rebels until a few days ago or a few weeks ago were mostly civilians and they don't have a cheer leadership, they don't have uniforms. they don't have marked vehicles. and a lot of them are very undisciplined and up frofrnfo l unprofessional. they were trying to see how extensive the air and missile strikes were yesterday. today we were just out with rebel, watching them get into pickup trucks and head tow
FOX
Mar 20, 2011 10:00pm EDT
that distacks. both at&t and t-mobile agreed on the plan. >>> the disaster in japan having a ripple effect on the american economy tonight and hitting a state deeply in trouble already, a gm plant in shreveport, louisiana will shut down because it does not have the parts it needs to continue manufacturing. those parts come from japan. the mayor of shreveport is hopeful, but this means at least layoffs in the near future for employees. >> we're a manufacturing facility. we like to come to work and build trucks. that's what we get paid to do and that's what we like to do. >> well, it's not a good thing. when good things happen, it ripples through the economy. same with bad things. >> as production is halted in louisiana, the work in japan is far from over. we're devoting our entire fourth segment tonight to a look at what's happening in japan now, the look ahead and a look back at an unforgettable nuclear incident in the united states. >>> having a tough time getting a doctor's appointment? how about connecting with them on facebook? >> these days we do everything on facebook it seems. frie
NBC
Mar 21, 2011 5:00pm EDT
of the home page. >> in japan, the death toll stands at an estimated 18,000. relief crews are removing and searching through rubble after the massive earthquake and a tsunami. what you're looking at was once a port town, home to 20,000 people before the disaster. most residents left the area or are living in evacuation centers. construction workers are frantically building shelters to house the thousands of refugees. efforts to stabilize the crippled nuclear power plant continue. the u.s. is getting ready to evaluate the safety of reactors at home. we have the latest from washington. >> in japan today, progress. cables are being laid to reconnect electricity to troubled reactors. amid reports things may be stabilizing, reminders the situation is not yet under control. smoke rose from two of the reactors. workers had to be temporarily evacuated. >> some serious radiation releases can still happen if the japanese are not careful. >> some drinking water near the plant has tested positive for a director of materials. shipments of milk and spinach produced near the plant or stopped after th
ABC
Mar 21, 2011 5:47pm EDT
but he is headed back to japan in early april where he says his school plans on having class's. >>> a piece of technology has brought a family back together after spending years apart. on saturday, one family welcomed home there labrador mix at the eastern iowa airport. someone stole her in 2007 when she was a puppy. the family moved from washington state to i love it said they never forgot about their pet. >> i thought for sure we lost her. >> the dog was recently found wandering along a lake in fort lewis washington. a microchip helped her find the owners but there's no way of knowing who stole her. they say they're so happy they halt the -- that the microchip helped to reunite them with their dog. >> that's a good reason to have one put on every pack. >>> let's see what's coming up at 6:00. >> here are some of the stories we're working on -- the u.s. has joined an international coalition to use force against muammar gaddafi. we will tell you what is ahead for this war-torn investigation. the military investigates after gruesome photos resurface involving two am
CBS
Mar 20, 2011 7:00pm PDT
a japanese word for a catastrophic seismic wave. japan has more tsunamis than anywhere else on earth, and nine days ago they saw one that rewrote history. it was triggered by a 9.0 earthquake and helped set off the biggest nuclear emergency since chernobyl. an american team is working with the japanese in tokyo in a desperate attempt to get the reactors under control. >> it's just so uncertain. this is unprecedented, you know, unchartered territory that the consequences could be greater than we expect. >> pitts: mark twain's "adventures of huckleberry finn" is one of the greatest works of american literature and it's always been one of the most controversial. >> why is there a big deal about this right now? >> pitts: today some school districts banned the book, and national debate over censorship has caught fire, and it's all about one word. >> one of the first things i do is i make everybody say it out loud about six or seven times. >> pitts: the "n" word? >> nigger. get over it. now let's talk about the book. >> safer: archbishop timothy dolan of new york is hard to miss. this burl
PBS
Mar 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT
of libya must be protected. >> we stand by our great friend and ally japan in its time of need. >> the nuclear crisis in japan -- could it happen here? >> schering the life out of everybody. >> time to start thinking about the 2012 republican presidential nominee. what about the donald? >> have never been so serious as i am now. >> and march madness -- do you have your brackets? captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- it was a 10-nothing vote, and five abstentions. the u.n. authorized the use of all necessary measures to protect citizens in libya. here is susan rice, our u.n. ambassador. >> the security council has authorized the use of force, including enforcement of a no- fly zone, to protect civilians and civilian areas targeted by colonel gaddafi, his intelligence and security forces, and his mercenaries. >> after the u.n. vote, the foreign minister said that the country was declaring an immediate ceasefire and halting military operations. after that, oil prices dropped. meanwhile, the no-fly zone. what about gaddafi's text and artillery? is this t
NBC
Mar 20, 2011 5:00pm PDT
from japan. >>> and then from libya, the second day of allied forces air attacks. news 5 starts right now. >>> good evening. i'm march tayez in for diane dwyer. we begin with wind and rain causing problems all across the bay area. thousands of people are without power and people are warned about flooded areas. a six-foot-thick tree landed on a car traveling in the slow lane on 101. this happened at st. john's ramp early this morning. rain brought down trees in the east bay, too. in walnut creek, the rain-soaked ground gave way, toppling an oak onto a home. even more discouraging, the rain is not expected to let up any time soon. meteorologist nick o'kelly is here now with the details. nick? >> it is going to be an interesting week ahead. we are getting a little break in the action this afternoon and evening, but enjoy what dry weather we get here in the next 24 hours because it is an active pattern. we check on winds first. winds were really gusty last night, blowing to 18 miles an hour, even stronger winds in the santa cruz mountains. rain was anywhere between one and two inches. rig
ABC
Mar 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
on the devastation in japan where the death toll is expected to continue to rise. police officials are estimating # sel,000 died as a result of -- 18,000 died as a result of the earth conveying and tsunami. the bodies is 8500 and nearly 13,000 people are reported missing. >>> at the fukushima power plants plant, officials are -- plant, officials are monitoring the buildup of pressure. plans to preinvestigate the team was put on hold after the pressure stopped climbing. they warn the release could be necessary if the situation changes. the radiation has been detected in japan's food supply. first in spinage and then milk from the farms near the plant. now it's detected in the tap water in tokyo as well as the beans exported into taiwan. the levels -- exported into taiwan. they say the levels are not high enough to cause physical injury ordaininger. >>> a terrible accident leaves a community in disbelief after a 4-year-old boy shot himself in the face. this morning police will hold a press conference regarding his death. sherrie johnson is live with more. >> reporter: baltimore city police are tryi
FOX News
Mar 20, 2011 11:00pm EDT
it was untouched. mike baker, we may bring you back as the situation warrants. an update from the japan fukushima nuclear plant. after a week of showing signs of trouble, the latest 0en the radioactive material. and here at home a california homecoming for some of the men and women who flew to japan and women who flew to japan and aided in the rescue. ♪ one, two, three, four ♪ ♪ you say ♪ flip it over and replay ♪ we'll make everything okay ♪ walk together the right way ♪ do, do, do, do introducing the most fuel-efficient luxury car available. the radically new 42 mile per gallon ct hybrid from lexus. welcome to the darker side of green. see your lexus dealer. the two trains and a bus rider. the "i'll sleep when it's done" academic. for 80 years, we've been inspireby you. and we've been honored to walk with you to help you get where u want to be. ♪ because your moment is now. let nothing stand in your way. ♪ just don't feel like they used to. are you one of them? remember when you had more energy for 18 holes with your buddies. more passion for the one ya love. more fun with you
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